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THE OBANCSEBUBG NEWS,
OR ANG EB.URG, S. C.
Office of Publication on Market- tract over the
SAMUEL DIBBLE, Editor.
VIRGIL C. DIBBLE, Associate Editor.
CHARLES H. HALL, Publisher.
April 11.?The Georgia petition is signed
by Black, Brent, Cowan and O'Connor, with
the certificate of tho Governor of Georgia
attached. It - prays an injunction against
Stanton, Graut and Popo. The proceedings of
the Court to-morrow are looked for with intense
Charles .O'Connor, in the Supreme Court ,
to-day, asked leave to hand to the Clerk a
copy of tho petition of the State of Georgia,
which to-morrow he intends to ask leave to file;
the Court said that ho could do so.
Attorney-General Stansbcrry said that this
petition differed from that of Mississippi, in
the fact that the President was made a party
to the injunction, and he further stated that
Stanton in behalf of the military authori
ty, had requested him to take entire
control of the defence. The court was re
quested hut declined to take any order us to
the arrangement for arguing this question.
It is probable, however, that the motion to file
two petitions will he jointly argued.
A resolution was passed in the Senate, call
ing on the President for any legal opinion
officially given him regarding the Tenure of
Resolutions fixing the day for adjournment,
occasioned characteristic debate, and developed
the fact, that the Senate is willing to divide
affairs, half Radicals and half Democrats: hut
the President is firm- in his determination to
adhere to his friends. Tu reply to the argu
ment that unless the President yielded during
the recess, placing persons in office objectionable
to the Senate, he should he put out of the way
in July. Mr Fcsscndcn replied that the
President, equally with tho Senate, was part of
the Government, and might, with equal
propriety, threaten to put the Senate out of
tho way, unless it accepted his measures. The
whole question of adjournment was indefinitely
It is understood that the President has legal
advice"of his right, the Senate failing to con
firm nominations, to fill offices vacated previously
to the passage of the Tenure of Office Bill
APRIL 12.?In the Supreme Court to-day
the emotion was- made to file the Mississippi
The Chief Justice said that the motion to file a
bill was usually granted as a mat ter of course,
but that, if it was suggested that the bill con
tained matter scandalous or unfit to come before
the court, the court examined it or referred it
to a master. In the present case the Attorney
General objected to the bill as containing mat
ter unfit to be brought before the court, and
that was the only point that could then be
considered. Upon that point the court would
accordingly first hear the Atorncy-Goncral.
Mr. O'Connor announced that he and his
associates were in attendance, in case it should
be docided to argue both bills. The Attorney
General said that the Georgia bill lacked the
point upon which he proposed to oppose the
filing of the Mississippi bill. The Mississippi
bill was, in a legal sense, scandalous, as it pro
posed making the President a defendant before
the court. Judge Sharkoy said that hp had
amended the bill to proceed against tho Pres
ident, as a citizen of Tennessee. The At
torncy-Gcucral read a portion of the bill,
claiming that it was manifestly against the
President as President. He alluded to the
somewhat similar process issued against Mr.
?Jefferson in tho Burr trial. Mr.' Jefferson
did not obey or even notice tho process, lie
said, that as an officer, he (the Attorney-Gen
eral), should advise the President to disregard
the subpoena; and he proceeded to explain the
effect of this course if the'Court should persist
and tho President remain firm. The Court,
to maintain its dignity, would have to imprison
the President for contempt. Ife maintained
that the President equally with the Kings of
England, was exempt from proceedings of this
kind, He could only be brought before the
bar of the Senate after impeachment. Courts
could punish the President for acts committed
while President, but the President was beyond
their jurisdiction as long as he occupied the
He also maintained that the action was
against the United States Government as much
as though the government, were named, fie
announced that be appeared at the request of
the President, who, when the Military bills
passed over his veto, said that, in his estimation,
there was but one duty resting upon him, and,
that was faithfully to carry out and execute
Tho Kon. R. J. Walker followed in reply
to the Attorney-General, and the com t took the
mnttcr under advisement.
April 13.?The Supreme Court took motion,
for leave to file the Georgia bill for considera
tion without argument.
CJmso snid if the Court wished to hear the
argument he would uotjfy counsel.
Thero was an interesting argument in the
Renate yesterday on adjournment. The point
jwas made that a special session, called by the
tjPrcsidept, cannot legally] adjourn without his
consent?it would he dispersion. .The difficul
ty lies in keeping a quorum together, without
which tho. Senate cannot, work nor adjourn
sine die, if a flttrgum is presold Tuesday the
session will probaly bo prolonged ; if not, tho
Chairman will adjourn the Senate under yes
Several Radical Senators announced woro
they President they would persist, liko Johnson,
in nominating friends und supporters.
Senate is making serious inquiry as to tho
preiuaturo publication of occurrences iu execu
April 1*).?A Special Dispatch to the
Charleston Atecury Says: The Supreme Court
has unanimously decided not to rcceivo tho
Mississippi injunction bill, on the ground that,
it has no jurisdiction whero an application is
made for an injunction against the President
of tho United States. As the Georgia bill of
injunction did not mako the President a party
defendant, the Attorney-General offered no ob
jection to the petition boing fded, which was
accordingly done, and the case was set to bo
argued on Thursday, April 18.
APRIL 15.?The subpoenas issued by the
Supreme Court yesterday read as follows:
Till! STATE of GEORGIA, complainant, vs.
edwin m. staxton, ulysses 6. or ant
and john pope, defendants.
The President of the United States to Edwin
AT. Slahtoii. Ulysses S. Grant and John I'ojtc,
Greeting :?For certain causes oflered before
the Supromo Court of the United States,
holding jurisdiction in Equity, you arc hereby
commanded, that laying all other matters aside
and notwithstanding nity excuse, you be and
appear before the Supreme Court, holding
jurisdiction in Equity, on the first .Monday in
December next, at the City of "Washington in
the District of Columbia, being the present
seat of the National Government of the United
States,to answer (into the Rill of complaint of
the State of Georgia in the said Court exhibited
against you. Hereof fail not at your peril.
Hon. SALMON P. CHASM,
Chief Justice. &c.
Among the documents sent to the Senate
to-day, was one from the President in reply to
a resolution, showing that none of the heads
of the Department as charged.had given any
construction to the Tenure of Oflico Act. The
Solicitor of the Treasury, however, in re
ply to an inquiry from the Secretary, cx
prcsscd himself to the effect that the Chief
Deputies of Custom Houses could be removed
in order to procure suitable persons to dis
charge the duties of Collectors of Customs, in
ease of vacancy, until the letter office could be
filled in the preeribed mode.
THE ORANGEBURG NEWS.
.SATURDAY, ArillL 20, 1SG7,
While ire reserve to ourselves the right of defi
ning our own political position by means of our
editorial columns, ire will be pleased to publish
contributions from our fellow-citizens upon the
grave ouestions which now agitate the public
mind, whether their opinions coincide with ours
or not. A district newspaper, ire consider,
should be an index of the various shades <f pop
ularsentiment in the section of country in which
if circulates. Our columns are open, therefore,
/'or any communications properly written, accom
panied by a responsible, name, not personal in
their charceter, nor absidutchj injurious in their
The Spring Term of the Court of General
Sessions and Common Pleas, has been iu ses
sion durijig the entire week. His Honor
FRANKLIN d. Moses is the presiding Judge;
and upon this, his first judicial visit to Orange
burg, he has already acquired the affections and
highest regards of our people. With all the
dignity which becomes the Ren eh, with all the
varied store of legal learning which fits him to
the impartial arbiter of the keen disputes of
counsel, ho is, withal, a practical man, not
viewing the affiairs of every day life at a pro
fessional distance, but dealing with them hand
to hand, as tho history of the.times. In his
charge to the Grand Jury, which was singu
larly interesting and impressive, His Honor
adverted to the distressed pecuniary and politi
cal situation of our people, advised earnestly
that every one not disfranchised by the recent
Congressional legislation should exercise his
rights of suffrage in the reconstruction of the
State Government; and that till classes of the
people of both colors, should work harmonious
ly together iu achieving this end. That those
who had formerly been masters, to whom
iheir slaves had been accustomed to look for
guidance and control, should accept the situa
tion in good faith, and by their continued
kindness to their lute bondsmen, protect them
from becoming the misguided dupes of stran
gers, in the exercise of the important civil
rights they have just acquired. We wish that
every citizen of the District bad been present
to hoar this eloquent charge.
Upon the first day of the Court, the military
order of Gen. Sickles, which will be found
elsewhere in our columns, was received in the
Charleston papers; it was read in open C >urt,
and his Honor announced that in accordance
with its provisions, causes of action arising
during the recent war would be continued by
We ha*.o only time and space to add the
mimes of the criminal cases tried:
State, vs. Alfen Drawdy.?llorscstcaling.
Slute vs. Accabce Felder (colored.)?Buri
glary and Larceny. Gun/rY ofpetit larceny.
State vs. Juliana and Margaret Fastcrlin,
(colored.)?Arson. Not GuiLTY.
The Criminal Docket *Vas small, but tho
Civil Dockets, arc ho heavy that, notwithstand
ing the order of Gen. Sicki.ks, the business of
the Court will be by no means completed during
the week, although, owiug to tho f?ility with
which his Honor despatches business, u very
large number of cases have been already dis
Our Charleston Letter
Charleston, April 17, 18G7.
Mit. K?lTOR?Superficially there is, in re
gard to political matters here, a complete stag
nation, but only superficially. The Radical
agents and exponents are quietly out energeti
cally laboring for the accomplishment of their
nefarious ends, and I much fear that their
efforts will be far from futile. Night and day,
by specious and attractive arguments; by
gilded promises; by fair means and foul, the
negroes are being thoroughly prepared to es
pouse and adhere to the tenets of the Uuien
Republican Party. An officer, holding high
position in the Freodman's Bureau, stated at a
dinner party a few evenings since, that he
kneie that our adversaries were awake and ac
tive, and that the negroes were being organized
under their auspices with fearful rapidity; he
added that unless the conservative elements of
our population exert themselves, the result of
the ensuing elections was beyond doubtful specu
lation, and urged his auditors to be "up and
doing." I am entirely convinced of the truth
fulness of his statement, mid as thoroughly
persuaded of the correctness of the policy
which he advised. We must shake; off our
apathy; we must bury our pride ; our influence
with the colored people must be regained and
exerted, and that of our mortal opponents neu
tralized or destroyed, or our political doom is
fixed. The results of the universal suffrage
experiment is of vital importance to us. 1 f
the Radicals carry our Stale and the Conven
tion, which will certainly be held, shall adopt
a Constitution in accordance with their princi
ples, the black wing of ruin will forever over
shadow us and many may wclleuvy Poland her
The tesf question brought before the Su
preme Court by the States of Georgia: Missis
si?ni nnA Tjuuisiffna, wilt, ' it ' is^guilcilffty
imagined here, accomplish nothing for us. In
deed most of the people regard the step as an
unfortunate one. They have no hopes that the
Court will declare the unconstitutional!! v of a
deliberately adopted measure of the the Legis
lative Power of the country, and if it should,
many fear that the trials, and difficulties, and
humiliation of our situation will be augmented,
not dissipated. Congress, hacked by a majority
of the people of the North, is determined todic
t?te their own terms of reconstruct ion. '1 i:.' i n
ly avenue, most of our citizens think; by which
we may return to our former position in the
Union, is walled in by the Constitutional
Amendment. Once back in the Union, we
may, perhaps, recover some, at least, of our
rights; out of it, WC hecer can.
General Wagner, Commissioner of Immi
gration,has prepared his report on the natural
resources and powers of the Stale, and the in
ducements which can be offered to immigrants,
and last evening a large meeting of foreigners
ratified- and endorsed it. It was ably and
truthfully written, and will be extensively cir
culated in Europe by sub-agents of the Bureau.
The prospects of general war in tho Continent'
will doubtless stimulate emigration, and. if we
can attract a large proportion of those coining
to the United States, our condition will be
The United States Circuit Court and the
State District Court are both in session here.
The former is presided over by .Judge Gen. S.
Bryan; the latter by .Judge Logan. Both
have full dockets and many of the legal fra
ternity have continual employment.. The
Court of Common Pleas nnd General'Sessions
will begin its Spring Term on .Monday next.
As General Sickle's Stay haw has much re
duccd the length of the Civil Docket, his.
Honor tin? presiding .Judge will not have
cause to complain of an arduous session.
The Street Cars have not been interfered
with by the negroes since their attack on the
1st hist. The trial of the rioters by the mili
tary, is still in progress,ami I imagine that tho
other ambitious freed men will not repeat their
experiment until it is decided. If they tire
convicted and punished thero will be no further
attempt made to infringe the Company's regu
lations?at least for several months ; if they
are discharged, you may expect to hear of
other efforts made, by them, to assert their as
sumed rights and privileges as social, as well as
political equals of the whites.
The weather has at la?t become seasonable
and the bright skies and genial ray.; of the
sun are pleasing indications of the final de
parture of grim winter DELTA
^Tcadqutirlors' Second Military District,
OllAliLKSTON, S. C, April 12th, 1807. ?
In reply to several communications ad
dressed to these Headquarters, in referer.ee to
the proceedings of the civil authorities of South
Carolina in the collodion of taxes, the follow
ing letter of instruction from his Excellency
the Governor, to the Comptroller-General, is
published for the information of all concerned:
KXKCUTLYK DlM'AltTMKNT S. C,
Cdt.UMlUA, IDlh February, 18?7.
Ihm. /V. Ij. Lriijihnrt, Gowptrulfcr-Oomwtd:
Sill : Upon conference wit h several of the Tax
Collectors, us well as the Attorney-General' 1
hin satisfied that the enforcements of the Acts
of the General Assembly, according to their
technical import, will bo very oppressive to the
poor who are unable to pay their taxes and
have no property, and who. iu such contingen
cy, are required to be arrested and confined in
jail until! they do pa}'the execution ; and it
will impose a ruinous burthen on tho State to
pay for dieting all who may he arrested.
When once placed in jail, there is no power
to release the delinquent until the Legislature
meets. Tn the present straightened condition
of (ho finance's of the State it must he avoided,
and you are hereby directed to isinto a notice
to the Sheriffs of the. several Districts, instruct
ing them not to arrest and put in jail any
delinquent in a tax execution, unless such
Sheriff, upon inquiry, shall be satisfied that he
or she is fraudulently conceding property, or
withholding money belonging to him or her;
and that in every ease where he believes the
delinquent is unable; for want of means, to
pay,?hat the execution shall be so embused,
and no proceedings fur liter taken upon i?.
I have (he honor tu be,
Very res].tfully, youvs,&c.,
JAM KS Ii. OIUl, Governor
The instructions of the Governor will be
carefully observed by Sheriffs and all other
officers. Sheriffs or other officers charged
with the execution of processTor the collec
tion of taxes, will be required to report
to ihe Commanding Officer of the Post in
which their duties are performed, the names
of all parties imprisoned for the nott-payfucnt I
of (axes, the am unf of tax duo. and the
amount of costs and fees, together with the
evidence showing - that he or sheis fraudulent
ly conceding property or withholding money
bi longing to him or her."
l'o.-i Comnnuitiers will sco that the require
ments of this Circular arc observed.
By Comiu'.'.tid of Major-General D. K.
J. W. CLOUS,
Captain ilSth Infantry,
A. D. C. & Ai f. Asst. A.tjt, Gen'l. i
oou:..i _.t W. CT.OUS, Aid dOiCftmp.
Ifcniltiunricvri Second 3lHH:iry District;
CiiAUi.KSTON. S. ('. April 11th. IS'!?,
[C t:.\k;iAj. Oum:i?s, No. 10.]
The general d ? itution prevailing among
the population of this Military District cannot
be rein ved without affording means for the
development of their industrial resources.
The nature and extent of the destitution de
mand extraordinary measures. The people
are !?;:;..? down by a, heavy burden of debt ;
I ho crops uf grain and ga rden produce failed
i.t ; year ; nuiir, lamilie's have en deprived
of shelter; many more need food and clothing;
needful implements and auxiliaries of husband
ry are very scarce; the laboring population in
numerous'] icalities are threatened with starva
tion, unless supplied with food by the Govern
ment of the United States;.the inability of a
large portion of the people to pay taxes leaves
the local authorities without adequate means
of relief; and the gravity of the situation is
increased by the general disposition shown by
creditors to enforce, upon an impoverished
people, the immediate collection of all claims.
To stiller all this to go on without restraint
or remedy is to sacrifice the general good.
The rights of creditors shall be respected; but
the appeal of want and suffering must be.
heeded; Moved by thes considerations, the
following regulations are announced; They
will continue in force, with such modifications
as the occasion may require, until the civil
government of the respective States shall be
established, in accordincc with requirements
of the Governnn ut of the United States.
The Commanding General earnestly desires
and confidently believes that the observance of
these jcgiilalions, and the co-operation of all
persons concerned in employing fairly and
justly the advantages still remaining to them.
\*i!l mitigate the distress now existing; and
that the avenues of industry, enterprise, and
the organization thus opened, will contribute to
the permanent welfare and future happiness of
I. Imprisonment for debt is prohibited, unless
the defendant in execution shall bo convicted
of a graiidulciit concealment or disposition of
his property, with intent to binder, delay and
proven! the creditor in the recovery of bis
debt or demand. And tin* proceedings now
established in North and South Carolina, re
spectively, for the trial and determination of
such questions, moy be adopted
II. Judgments or decrees, for Ihcpnymcnt of
money, on causes of actions arising between the
I Dtll of. Dee. IStiO, and the I nth of May, 1805,
shall not be enforced by execution against the
property or the person of the defendant. Pro
ceedings in such causes of action, now pending,
shall be stayed; and no suit or proCOSl shall be
hereafter instituted or commenced, for any
such causes of act ion.
Ill Sheriffs, Coroners, and Constables, are
hereby directed to suspend for twelve calendar
mouths the sale of all property upon execution
or process, mi liabilities contracted prior to the
10th of December ISllO, unless upon the
written consent of the defendants", except in
enscs where the plaintiff, or in his absence, his
agont or attorney, shall upon oath, with cor
roborative testimony, allege and prove that tho
defendant is removing, or intends fraudulently
to remove, his property beyond tlvc territorial
jurisdiction of tho court. The sale of real or
personul property by forelosurc of mortgage is
likewise suspended for twelve calendar months,
except in cases where the payment of interest
money, accruing since the l?th day of May,
18(55, shall not have been made before the day
IV. Judgments or decrees entered or enrolled,
on causes of action arising subsequent to the
15th of May, 18155, may be enforced by exe-,
cation against the property of the defendant;
and in the application of the money arising
under such executions regard shall be bad to
the priority ol'liens, unless in caccs where the
good faith of an}' licit shall be drawn in question..
In such cases the usual mode of proceeding
adopted in North aud South Carolina, respec
tively, to determine that question, si. 11 be
V. All proceedings for the recovery of rrio-.
uey under contracts, whether under seal, or by
parole, the consideration for which was the pur
chase of negroes, are suspended. Judgments
or decrees entered or enrolled for such causes
id' action, shall not be enforced.
VI. All advances of moneys, subsistence,
implements and fertilizers, loaned, used, em
ployed <>r required for tho purpose of aiding
the agricultural pursuits of the people, shall be
protected. Aitd the existing laws which have
provided the most efficient remedies in such
for the lender, will he supported and enforced..
Wages for labor performed in the production
of the crop shall be in lien ou the crop, and
payment of the amount due for such wages
shall he enforced by the like remedies provided
to secure advances id money and other means
for the cultivation of the crop.
A ll. In all sales of properly under execu
tion or by order of any court, there shall he
reserved out of tho property of any defendant,
who b>:s a family dependent upon his or her
labor, a dwelling house and appurtenances and
twenty acres of land for the use and occupa
tion id' the family of the defendant ; and ne
cessary articles of furniture, apparel, suhsis
j tciice, implements of trade, husbandry or other
employment, of the value of live hundred dol
J lars. The homestead exemption shall inure
only to the benefit of families?that is to say",
to parent or parents and child or children. In
other eases, the exemption shall extend only to
ciothing. implements of trade or other employ
ment usually followed by the defendant, to the
value of one hundred dollars. The exemption
J hereby made shall not he waived or defeated by
the act of the defendant. The c::c - ptcd pro
perty of the defendant shall be ascertained by
the Sheriff, or other officer enforcing the execu
tion, who slut it sr.yoifloHllydcscrU>ethc same and
make a report thereof in Ctioh case *9 tllc
j c turt.
VIII. The currencyof the United States,
declared by-the Congress of the United States
to he a legal tender in the payment of all debts,
dues and demands, shall bo so recognized in
North and South Carolina. And all cases in
which same shall bo tendered in payment,
and refused by any public officer, will bo at
one.- reported to these Headquarters or to the
Commanding Officer of the Post within which
such officer resides.
IN. Property of an absent debtor, or one
charged as such, without fraud, whether con
sisting of money advanced for the purposes of
agriculture, or appliances for the cultivation of
the soil, shall not be taken under the process
known as ?? Foreign Attachment;" but the lien
created by any existing law shall not bo dis
turbed, nor shall the possession or the use of
the same be in any wise interferred with, ex
cept in the. execution of a judgment or final
decree, in cases where they are authorized to be
N. In suits brought, to rocover ordinary
debts, known as actions ex contractu, bail as
heretofore authorised, shall not be demanded
by the suitor, nor taken by the Sheriff or other
officer serving the process. In suits for tres
pass, libel, wrongful conversion of property,
and other cases known as actions cx. delicto,
bail as heretofore authorized may be demanded,
and taken. The prohibition of bail in cases
cx contractu, shall not extend to parties about
to leave the State; but the fact of intention
must be clearly established by proof. *
NI. In criminal proceedings, the usual re
cognizances shall be required and taken by the
proper civil officers heretofore authorized by
law to tako the "same, Prodded: That upon
complaint being made to any magistrate or
other person authorized by law to issue a war
rant for breach of the peace, or any criminal
offence, it shall be the duty of such magistrate
or officer to issue his warrant upon the recog
nizance of the complainant to prosecute, with
out requiring him to give security on such re
NU. The practice of carrying deadly wea
pons, except by officers aud soldiers in the
military service of the United States, is pro
hibited. The concealment of such weapons on
the person will bo deemed an Aggravation of
the offence! A violation of this order will ren
der the offender amenable to trial and punish
ment by Military Commission. Whenever
wounding or killing shall result from the use
of such weapon, proof that the party carried or
concealed a deadly Weapon, shall be deemed
evidence of a felonious intent to take tho life
of the injured person.
Nil I. The orders heretofore issued in this
Military Department, prohibiting the punish
ment of crimes and offences by whipping,
maiming, branding, stocks pillory or other cor
poral punishment, are in force and will be
obeyed by all personB.
Xiy. The punishment of death in certain
cascB of burglary and larceny, imposed by th?
existing laws of the provisional government in
this Military District, is abolished. Any per
son convicted of burglary ; or larceny, when
the property stolen is of the value of twenty
fivo dollars; of assault find battery with intent
to kill; or of any assault with a deadly weapon,
shall be deemed, guilt ly of fcTony,>and shall bo
punished by imprisonment at hard labor for a
term not exceeding ten yc:irs nor less than !Wo
years, in the discretion of the Court having ju
risdiction thoreof. Larceny, when the value
of the property stolen is less than twcuty-fiv?
dollars, shall be punished by imprisonment at .
bard labor for a term not exceeding one year,
in the discretion' of the Court.
? XV."The Covernors of North and South
Carolina shall have authority! within their ju*
risdietions respectively, to reprieve or pardon
any person convicted and sentonecd by n civil
court, and to remit fines and penalties.
XVI. Nothing in this order shall be con-?
struccl to restrain or provent the operation of
proceedings in bankruptcy, in accordance with
the Acts of Congress, in such cases made and
provided, nor with tho collection . of any tax,
impost, excise, or charge levied by authority
of'th'? United States or of the provisional Gov*
eminente of North and South Carolina; but
no imprisonment for overdue taxes shall be
allowed* Nor shall this order,, or any laW of
the.provisional governments of North orSouth
Carolina, operate to deny to minor children, or
children coining id" age, or their legal represen
tatives, nor to suspend, as to them, any right
of action,'remedy, or proceeding, against'Ex- ?
ccutors. Administrators, Trustees, Guardians,
Masters or Clerks of Equity Courts, or other
officers or persons holding a fiduciary relation
to the parties or (lie subject matter of the ac
tion or proceeding.
XVII. Any law or ordinance heretofore in
force in North or South Carolina, inconsistent
with the provisions of this General Order, is
hereby suspended and declared inoperative.
By command of Major-General Daniel B.
J. W*. CLOUS,
Captain 3Stli C S. Infantry,
A. D. C, & A. A. A. G.
Official: J.W. Clous, Aid-dc-Camp.
Consignees per South Carolina Railroad
Remaining in tlie Depot, to Date.
D. A. W., It. II. Hipp?, II. L. Smoak, W. CIinTi*,
II. D. Cook, W. Uran?ley, J. F. Witt, S. MrElroy,
Oi It. Sallev, J. H. Felder, It. W. Bates. W. T. Me
Kcwn, [B.,] T. II. Legare, J. A. Qualtlcbauni, A. W.
M.sr.itir.n?By the Uct. K. A. Austin, at ?hr TerfL' *
denceof W. WnVkcr, n? the 1-SfIi ?n*L, sir. ELIJAH
MASON, of BarowcN District, to MU* ISABELLA
KEADLE, of this District. ' ' '
M vitit.l" -By tli''i licv. E. A. Austin, at his fc'irf*
deuce, on the Ith Inst., W. MARTIN, late it
Washington Couuty, Texas, to Miss JULIA A.
CROUT, of this District.
Gentlemen in dificrant parts of tho District will
please make known to the undersigned all crises of
destitution in their neighborhood, ami thereby aid
in the effort to supply the destitute with food,
I. S. K. Lkuauk, - }
F. II. W. 15nie.ii.maxn,. > Committo,
J. A. Hamilton, J
apl 13 It
CAN BE SEEN
For a . .'
Old Post Office,
??t?. OVER K El TT k BROS.' STORE THREE
MI.arge and well Finished Booms, with Kitcht
en, Well and Out Buildings.
Apjdy to KEITT & BROS,
npl 20 tf
FOR B AXE.
f?f?f A SMALL HOUSE AND LOT FRONT,
5llll>]itig the South end of Market Street. For
Ballli.particulars apply to ?
?pin?g_tf j. w. n, UUKES.
niSKEY L AR F. LS FOR SALE IN
quantities to suit Durchnsors. Apply
at this Office.
rxAAA BUSHELS BO?GII RICE. *
t/l/Uv 1000 'hishela Cow Teas.
Tor which the highest market juice will Lo paid
in Cash, or will give in exchange Corn, Flour and
Bacon, at as low prices in trade as the}* CAU be h?d
Flour, Bacon, Corn, &c.
t.)rC BBl.S. BALTIMORE EXTRA FLOUR.Som*.
tiling very choice.
li"> I.his. Fine gad Super Flpur
2000 Lbs. Vvlmc Shoulders
2000 do do Sides
1000 Rnall. White Corn.
For sale by T. A. JEFFORDS & Co,
npl 13?21 Main Street,